Government Finance

Government Finance Statistics show the economic activities of government. The series is published annually and includes information on revenue & expenditure, by type & function.

Government Finance

Government Financial Statistics

Government Crown Expenditure by Function

Fiscal Year (1) 2004/05(p) 2005/06(p) 2006/07(p) 2007/08(p) 2008/09(p)
Total 86,396 96,195 92,767 95,709 124,355
General Public Services 20,088 23,537 23,212 22,194 27,805
Public Order & Safety 4,153 4,307 4,476 6,875 6,726
Education 13,651 14,758 14,792 14,713 14,997
Health 11,414 10,865 11,542 11,963 13,149
Housing & Community Services 9,125 9,424 9,803 13,220 11,381
Recreation & Culture 834 664 699 670 650
Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing 2,764 3,159 3,433 4,112 4,644
Other Economic Services 24,366 29,481 24,810 21,960 45,003

Source: Government Accounts including Budget Appropriation

Note:

(1) Year ended 31 March up to 1990 and year ended 30 June after 1990
(2) 15 month period
(p) provisional
(r) revised

 Government Current Revenue by Type

Fiscal Year (1) 2004/05(p) 2005/06(p) 2006/07(p) 2007/08(p) 2008/09(p)
Total Revenue 91,850 100,770 103,226 106,561 116,665
Taxes on Income 21,000 22,600 28,000 31,808 32,593
Domestic Taxes 29,309 28,257 30,926 34,484 34,781
Taxes on International Trade 15,250 16,792 10,759 10,869 13,589
Entrepreneurial  Property Income 4,499 5,071 5,640 5,159 6,671
Fees, Fines & Charges 6,041 6,336 6,630 7,342 7,857
Grants 15,751 21,714 21,271 16,899 21,174

Source: Government Accounts including Budget Appropriation

Note:

(1) Year ended 31 March up to 1990 and year ended 30 June after 1990
(2) 15 month period

Information about Government Finance Statistics

Accounts are broadly based on the GFS Manual 1986. Interest payments are not shown separately in the publication. Data on Government Finance Statistics is published annually and includes the following tables:

  • Government Overall Total Revenue and Expenditure
  • Government Current Revenue by Type
  • Government Total Expenditure by Type
  • Government Crown Expenditure by function